A New Donut Shop Coming To Colorado Springs

Dad’s Donuts aims to mentor and hire at-risk youth in town

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Mitchell Yellen says growing up in New York City without his parents in his life was hard. He tells me what really helped him was finding support and a mentor through his grandmother.

“When you grow up like I did, it’s really hard to overcome that unless you’ve got a support system,” Yellen says. “I’d go over there on the train from Queens, and she built into my life. She made me realize there was hope, and I did have value because I didn’t feel like I had value.”

Now, he’s opening a new donut shop in downtown Colorado Springs on the corner of South Tejon Street and East Moreno Avenue. Dad’s Donuts will focus on hiring and mentoring at-risk youth in Colorado Springs.

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By: Devan Karp Posted at 6:54 PM, Apr 30, 2024 and last updated 6:21 AM, May 01, 2024

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